Baltic and Institute second lecture of this series

  • Date Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Venue London event - Baltic Exchange
  • Duration 1 hour


Baltic Institute - Lecture Series 3 LT


The Baltic Exchange and Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers present a series of lectures in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Piraeus and London; intended to support and develop those working in chartering and operations.

Taking place every other month and including lunch where appropriate, lectures are free to employees at Baltic and Institute members. The series is aimed at supporting those developing careers in shipping and encouraging better advocacy across a future generation of industry leaders and is supported by all the major broking houses and a wide cross-section of principals.


Lecture 2:

13 Nov: London - 13:00-14:00 Talk by Tony Foster, CIO of Marine capital.

Tony will talk in London on 13 November on:  "Shipping Finance, how asset owners and others with exposure to freight rates raise capital today, how does it affect an owner's chartering decisions as well as related streams; why are we seeing an increasing number of charterer- owner JVs and what motivates these tie ups?"

Venue: Baltic Exchange, 38 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8BH

For further details and to book: Please send the RSVPs to membership@ics.org.uk



13 Nov: Shanghai - 13:00-14:30 (lunch starts at 12:30) Talk by Steven JIA, Executive Director of Augustus Maritime Co. Limited.

HKUST MBA / SMU International Shipping Management Bachelor. Since 2011 as Augustus Maritime Co., Limited Executive Director in charge of Shipping Business. APOL Deputy Secretary General / Far East Dry Bulk Index Committee Member. With 18 years of shipping experiences and 5 years of FFA/Fuel Futures Trading Experiences.

Venue: Level 42, Shanghai Tower, 501 Yincheng Middle Road, Pudong, Shanghai

Further details: Please send the RSVPs to ics@edushipasia.com or contact with Sarah Wang at +86 21 60399282 for enquiry and registration.



3 Dec: Piraeus - 18:30 ''The 2020 IMO  Sulphur Regulations. What to know''

Talk by Evangelos Catsampas, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Evangelos has 20 years of experience in shipping litigation/dispute resolution (charterparty, bill of lading, shipbuilding contract and MOA disputes), maritime casualties, general commercial litigation/dispute resolution and (non-contentious) contract drafting. He has a diverse practice, working for shipowners, charterers, cargo traders, bunker traders, P&I Clubs and Hull & Machinery insurers.'

Venue: ICS Greek Branch, 1 Platonos str., Piraeus, Greece

Further details: For any details and to book, please contact the Branch: +302104125945 - helmc@otenet.gr



27 Nov: Singapore 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm Talk by Kenneth Ng, Director of Digital Services at the Singapore Exchange (SGX). Kenneth will look at the basics of FFAs and how they can be used to manage shipping market volatility and risk.

Kenneth has held various portfolios in commodities and derivatives units covering product development, management and sales.

12:15 - 13:00  Light food and drinks, networking and mingling
13:00 - 14:00  Kenneth will cover the basics of FFA, followed by short Q&A

This event is complimentary for all Baltic and ICS members to attend on a first-come, first-serve basis. All others will need to pay a fee of SGD 100 to attend.

Venue: SGX Auditorium, 2 Shenton Way, Singapore

For further details and to book: Please send the RSVPs to membership@ics.org.uk



4 Dec: Hong Kong, 12:30pm-1:00pm Light Lunch, 1:00pm to 2:10pm Lecture

Panel Discussion: "Freight Exposure: Physical & Derivatives Hedging and managing Basis Risk"


Capt Rajiv Tetarbe, FICS - Chellaram Shipping HK Ltd.

Ricky Yip, FICS - Asia Marine Pacific

Tom Ford, Clarksons


Jagmeet Makkar, FICS

Venue & Lunch: Hill Dickinson (Venue & Lunch Sponsor)

Hong Kong Office, Lippo Centre Tower 2, Room 3205, 32nd Floor, 89, Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong

For further details and to book: Please send the RSVPs to membership@ics.org.uk



To book your seat please contact us via email with all your membership details at: membership@ics.org.uk

Free for Members and Company members.

Non Members cost

£100 London/SG$100 Singapore/¥500 Shanghai/€100 Athens


London event - Baltic Exchange
38 St Mary Axe
London EC3A 8BH

Contact for Event

Please register by email to: membership@ics.org.uk